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    Just wanted to get some opinions on those who have upgraded their alloys to larger sizes. Did you notice a difference in performance? I'm debating upgrading my Lexus alloys to 18's/19's wanted to go for a more VIP look, but dont want to lose performance. Not sure if there are any brands to look for that are lightweight or I'm making a big deal out of nothing?

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    Up grading alloys may give slightly better handling due to the lower profile tyres (also if they are wider)

    Downside of course is the ride will be a bit firmer as you have less rubber and more metal

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    and kerbs tend to jump out for no reason

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    and pot holes, tyres cost more,

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    Quote Originally Posted by david-bell View Post
    and kerbs tend to jump out for no reason
    . not just for me then!

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    Should I worry about the weight being a 2.5 and performance?

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